Nov 16, 2012 6:00pm EST
business practices in china, india, and brazil. the news comes as hundreds of walmart workers walked off the job this week to protest low wages, poor benefits, and alleged retaliation from management. workers a promise to wait -- a wave of strikes and protests next week, culminating in a mass of their action on black friday. the spanish government has approved a two-year suspension of evictions for some of the neediest homeowners unable to pay their mortgages amidst an economic crisis that has seen hundreds of thousands lose their homes. spain's mortgage crisis was thrown into the spotlight after two recent eviction-related suicide. spain's finance minister outlined the changes thursday. the changes came after growing mass movement pressured the government to act. activists said thursday's reforms still fail to address the issue that spain's homeowners remain saddled with debt even after they lose their homes. and ireland, thousands have taken to the streets in protest following the death of a woman who was denied access to abortion. savita halappanavar had begged doctors for an abortion
Nov 15, 2012 8:00pm PST
to remember sevita, but stop a repeat of her tranlic death. her husband is back in india, all coming to terms with the loss of a wife, a daughter, of a first grandchild. a death everyone here hopes won't be in vain, that will lead to a change in the irish abortion law. >> so horrible. the hospital will not comment on the details of the case, but they did send us a written statement saying they followed the usual procedures in cases of sudden maternal death. >>> our fifth story, israel at a tipping point. there are new pictures coming out of gaza tonight. this is what's happening. israel is continuing its assault, targeting 300 hamas targets since the military operation began yesterday. it all started with an air strike that called ahmed al-ja'abari. israel says the barrage of rockets is in retaliation to the 750 rockets fired from gaza into the state this year alone and there is collateral damage. egypt's new government is denouncing israel's actions and causing renewed tension between the two countries. that treaty on which so much rests upon. "outfront" tonight, former chief of staff to ben
Nov 15, 2012 4:00pm PST
,000 families in need. >>> india. dozens of men lay on the ground as a stampede of cows trampled them. they did it on purpose. it's part of a century's old ritual. it insures their wishes are fulfilled. they claim nobody ever gets hurt. >>> australia. medical technicians giving a dolphin an mri scan. sea world trainer says the 16-year-old animal is responding slowly to commands. they're worried it has a tumor or hurt itself doing flips. no word on the results. >>> japan. there is a new 100-meter dash world record for sprinting on all fours. this janitor did it in 17 1/2 seconds, breaking hisown old record from 2008. >> more than one second fast service a huge improvement. >> rick: the runner says he thinks in eight years, he'll be able to beat the two legged record of 9.58 seconds. that's a wrap on this fox trip around the world in 80 seconds. >> shep: continuing coverage of breaking news now and that horrifying train crash in west texas. the train hit a flat bed trailer that was carrying war heros. we're getting our first pictures from the scene as hospitals there respond to what they're calli
Nov 16, 2012 1:00pm PST
eclipse. in nigeria children swim in flooded streets. in india, a camel roams a deserted street after sunrise. and in chilchile, a solared pow car getting ready to compete. hot shots, pictures from around the world. kate bolduan is monitoring some other top stories in "the situation room" right now including a tragic ending to a parade honoring u.s. troops. what happened, kate? >> it's a horrible story, wolf. a freight train slammed into a truck carrying veterans and their spouses in a texas parade. four people died and 17 others were hurt in midland yesterday. federal authorities are investigating. initial reports show the train sounded its horn and the crossing gate and lights were working. but there are conflicting reports about whether or not the crossing arms actually were down. also, the coast guard is searching for two missing workers after an oil rig exploded off the coast of louisiana. eleven people were injured, workers were doing maintenance on the rig at the time. we're told it was not producing oil at the time. but 28 gallons of fuel spilled into the water. authorities do
Nov 15, 2012 7:00pm EST
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Nov 16, 2012 9:00am PST
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